There are plenty of things to do and attractions to see whilst you enjoy your stay in North Devon. Whether you want to sit and relax on a beach, or something more adventurous, you should have no trouble finding something to interesting and fun to do.

Attractions

Many of the best attractions and places of interest are within walking distance or just a short drive from Highcliffe House.  Our guests never disappointed with the sheer volume of things to do in North Devon.

History of Lynton

Lynton itself has many interesting things to do, including; Cliff Railway, Valley of Rocks, Cinema and many excellent restaurants and cafes. Lynton & Lynmouth have many years of interesting history, with Lynton having it’s own museum.

Walking

Lynton offers one of the best destinations for walking and hiking.  There are many walks to choose from, lasting between 30-mins to 6-8-hours.  Many of the walks start within a few minutes of Highcliffe House.

There are many other things to do in North Devon, from medieval castles, stately homes and gardens to surfing, off-roading and the fantastic Exmoor Zoo.

See the examples of things to do and local attractions below …

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  • Lynton & Lynmouth Cliff Railway

    Lynton & Lynmouth Cliff Railway Ride the famous water-powered Lynton and Lynmouth Cliff Railway up 862ft of trac...
  • Lynton Arts & Craft Centre

    The Lynton Arts & Craft Centre is located in a beautifully converted old church.  The centre promotes hand-made ...
  • Lynton & Barnstaple Railway

    Lynton Railway – a beautiful way to see Exmoor   For steam train enthusiasts the Lynton and Barnstaple Ra...
  • Valley of Rocks

    The Valley of Rocks has to be one of the most spectacular places in Exmoor. Valley of Rocks – dramatic and all...
  • Exmoor National Park

    Exmoor National Park straddles the north coast of Devon and Somerset with some of the most staggeringly beautiful la...
  • Watersmeet – National Trust

    Watersmeet and lodge. Guests of Highcliffe House love the outstanding beauty and tranquillity of Watersmeet. Enjoy t...
  • South West Coast Path

    South West Coastal Path At 630 miles is Britain’s longest National Trail.  It runs from Minehead in Somerset t...
  • Dunster Castle

    Owned by the National Trust, Dunster Castle, it’s just a 30-minute beautiful drive from Highcliffe House. Duns...
  • Exmoor Zoo | Highcliffe House | Lynton Accommodation in North Devon

    Exmoor Zoo

    Think the Exmoor Zoo is just for kids? Take a chance and unleash your inner child! Exmoor Zoo and the Beast of Exmoo...
  • RHS Garden at Rosemoor

    RHS Rosemoor is one of North Devon’s finest gardens.   The Rosemoor gardens in Devon stretch across Exmoor.  They ra...
  • Barle Valley Safari

    For a real Exmoor wildlife safari, Highcliffe House guests and wildlife lovers choose Barle Valley Safari for an off...
  • Damien Hirst Verity

    Damien Hirst’s bronze sculpture ‘Verity‘ is located in the seaside town of Ilfracombe. It stands 6...
  • European Dark Sky Reserve

    Exmoor National Park is designated an International Dark Sky Reserve by the International Dark-Sky Association. See ...
  • Exmoor Endurance Run

    Exmoor Endurance Run The Exmoor National Park probably England’s best kept secret. This stage takes place in t...
  • Exmoor Falconry

    Exmoor Falconry A great hands-on opportunity to fly some magnificent birds of prey at the Exmoor Falconry.  At Exmoo...
  • Lundy Island

    Lundy Island Highcliffe House guests can take a stunning boat ride to from Ilfracombe to Lundy Island. The island is...
  • Arlington Court

    National Trust: Arlington Court Arlington Court is a beautiful house in the Exmoor National Park. The Chichester fam...
  • Nick Thorn Surfing school

    Try your hand at surfing.  Learn on one of North Devon’s most spectacular beaches with Nick Thorn Surfing School at ...
  • Outovercott Riding Stables

    Outovercott Riding Stables offers riders something special and is ideally situated with access to some of the most b...
  • Romantic Valentine’s Breaks in North Devon

    North Devon’s coastline is rugged, beautiful and romantic. If you are looking for a romantic getaway in North ...
  • West Somerset Railway

    West Somerset Railway The West Somerset Railway runs steam locomotives for twenty miles to Bishops Lydeard on the ou...
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